Sabrina A. Assoumou, MD MPH
LOUIS W. SULLIVAN, MD, ENDOWED PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE AND ATTENDING PHYSICIAN, BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER/ BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Dr. Assoumou is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the inaugural Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Endowed Professor of Medicine. She is also an attending physician in infectious diseases at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Assoumou obtained her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She then completed a combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics residency at Brown University and an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She also earned a Masters of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Assoumou is a clinician-investigator whose research focuses on medical complications of substance use including HIV and Hepatitis C virus. She is currently the principal investigator on an NIH grant to improve linkage to care after testing for HIV and HCV.
Dr. Assoumou is the recipient of numerous awards including the Excellence in Teaching Hospital-Based Faculty Award at BMC. She was also recognized as the Distinguished Faculty of the Month in April 2020 for her service to the BUSM community in teaching, service on committees, mentoring of students, trainees and junior faculty. The same year she also received a Department of Medicine Evans Junior Faculty Research Merit Award recognizing an outstanding record of scholarship and research. In 2021, Dr. Assoumou was installed as the inaugural Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Endowed Professor of Medicine which honors Dr. Sullivan’s contributions to his alma mater – BUSM and to the medical field as former Health and Human Services Secretary.